Brisket Empanadas with Passion Fruit Chimichurri

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Confession, I love cultural fusion! If you offered me a brisket taco with tahini guacamole 2 years ago, I would have snobbishly disregarded the offer and waited for you to hand me a proper Mexican taco with extra hot sauce. Now, in my wiser and (ahem) older years, I am excited to embrace culinary integration. […]

Slow Cooker Brisket with Red Wine and Onions

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I think it’s time we talk brisket, and there’s nothing better than a slow cooker brisket!  A once a year luxury for us and I have no idea why we wait so long? let Passover be the excuse to slow cook a hunk of meat for hours.  Bought a box of matzo, check. Cooked a […]

Osso Buco with Polenta and Gremolata

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Welcome to the 5th day of Hanukkah and the 5th recipe and country for my Hanukkah party around the world. Today we will be visiting the flavors of Italy! I am always fascinated and inspired by world cuisine flavors and today’s recipe is not only one of, but IS my absolute favorite dish ever. Osso […]

Chicken Chile Verde

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Nothin’ original here folks. Just some chicken chile verde. A gorgeous Mexican stew colored by tomatoillos and green chiles. I often debate with myself whether I should share recipes that are unique and original or recipes where you can find millions of throughout the web. But after all, this is a constant exploration of my […]

Overnight Apple Oatmeal

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First I have to say that I am a HUGE Top Chef fan..HUGE! And I am realllyyy hoping I can post this and stay off-line and not have anyone tell me who won the finale until I watch it tonight. I’m a Sheldon fan all the way…you gotta represent Hawaii. So today we have “overnight” […]